Borger (Semenovka)

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Borger (Semenovka)
Боргеръ (Semenovka)
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Hermann Borger, a farmer, his wife Anna Maria, and sons (Georg Martin, age 10; Anton, age 4; Jakob Michael, age 1) are recorded on the 1767 census of Semenovka in Household No. 46. They had settled there on 24 July 1767.

Georg [Martin] Borger and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Semenovka in Household No. Se45.

The 1767 census records that Hermann Borger came from the German village of Sendelbach in the Würzburg region.


- Mai, Brent Alan. 1798 Census of the German Colonies along the Volga: Economy, Population, and Agriculture (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1999): Se45.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 189.

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